Articles

Incorporating fisheries interests in National Oceans Policymaking, Faculty of Law - Papers (2012)

The principal aim of national oceans policymaking is to identify and assess all current and...

 

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Regulating fishing in Australia: from mullet size limits to international hot pursuits, Faculty of Law - Papers (2009)

Fisheries laws simply regulate human interactions with fish. Yet it is an enormous challenge to...

 

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Pushing the Limits of the Law of the Sea Convention: Australian and French Cooperative Surveillance and Enforcement in the Southern Ocean (with Clive Schofield), International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (2007)

This article examines recent steps taken by Australia and France to combat illegal fishing in...

 

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Book review. The precautionary principle in practice, Faculty of Law - Papers (2006)

Since 1992, when the precautionary principle reached centre stage in environmental discourse at the Rio...

 
Cancellation provisions in Australia's Commonwealth-managed fisheries (with Richard Mason), Faculty of Law - Papers (2006)

In its recently completed review of Commonwealth fisheries policy the Australian Government, following submissions from...

 

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Contesting the merits of aquaculture development: Port Stephens Pearls Pty Ltd v Minister for Infrastructure and Planning [2005] NSWLEC 426, Faculty of Law - Papers (2006)

Australia's aquaculture industry has grown rapidly since the mid-1990s. It has become the fastest growing...

 

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Up the creek and out at sea: the resurfacing of the public right to fish, Faculty of Law - Papers (2006)

The ancient common law public right to fish has had increasing resonance since 2001 when...

 

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Smooth sailing for Australia's automatic forfeiture of foreign fishing vessels, Faculty of Law - Papers (2005)

The High Court of Australia has brought to a close one chapter of the various...

 

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Developments in Australian fisheries law: setting the law of the sea convention adrift?, Faculty of Law - Papers (2004)

Significant developments have recently occurred in the ongoing campaign by the Australian Government to combat...

 

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Legislated Environmental Reporting Requirements: Compliance Issues at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (with Robert Gale), Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy (2004)

Within a broader push for mandatory environmental reporting, many public and private Australian companies must...

 

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Relying on fishy advice: The Ostrowski decision, Faculty of Law - Papers (2004)

On 16 June 2004, the High Court of Australia decided in Ostrowski v Palmer [2004]...

 

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Enforcing bycatch reduction in trawl fisheries: legislating for the use of turtle exclusion devices, Faculty of Law - Papers (2003)

The mandatory use of bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) in prawn trawl fisheries is now commonplace...

 
In defence of the precautionary principle (with P McShane), Faculty of Law - Papers (2003)
 

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Balancing short term impacts and long term interests in fisheries management decisions (with K Crosthwaite), Faculty of Law - Papers (2002)

In the latest of a series of merits review decisions by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal...

 
Transportation system - China, Faculty of Law - Papers (2002)
 
Ustyurt Plateau (with D Oakman), Faculty of Law - Papers (2002)
 

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Substantive precautionary decision-making: the Australian fisheries management authority's 'lawful pursuit' of the precautionary principle (with Christopher Paterson and Elizabeth Fisher), Faculty of Law - Papers (2001)

In this article, the authors review recent Administrative Appeals Tribunal decisions concerning the Australian Fisheries...

 
Environmental decision-making in a transboundary context: principles and challenges for the Denmark-Sweden ├śresund fixed link, Faculty of Law - Papers (2000)

It is now possible to identify projects or activities in many countries whose policy objectives...

 

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The precautionary principle in Australia: policy, law and potential precautionary EIAs, Faculty of Law - Papers (2000)

The precautionary principle has been adopted in such a widespread fashion that it is now...

 

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Environmental impact assessment and the precautionary principle: legislating caution in environmental protection, Faculty of Law - Papers (1998)

A noteworthy feature of international environmental discourse since the late-1980s has been the shift toward...

 

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Environmental protection and the precautionary principle: a response to scientific uncertainty in environmental management, Faculty of Law - Papers (1997)

The principle of precautionary action has been presented by some of its advocates as nothing...

 

Books

Marine resources management (with Clive Schofield and Joanna Vince), Faculty of Law - Papers (2011)

The idea for this book came from a realisation that although the marine resources in...

 

Contributions to Books

Advancing maritime Australia (with Clive Schofield and Joanna Vince), Faculty of Law - Papers (2011)

According to the Australian Institute of Marine Science Index of Marine Industry, Australia is 'one...

 
Australia's marine jurisdictions under international and domestic law (with Gregory Rose), Faculty of Law - Papers (2011)

This chapter explains Australia's international maritime zones and domestic marine jurisdictions in order to understand...

 
Fisheries and aquatic ecosystems, Faculty of Law - Papers (2011)

THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW HANDBOOK was first published in 1988, and has been the standard textbook...

 
Girt by sea: the challenge of managing Australia's marine resources (with Clive Schofield and Joanna Vince), Faculty of Law - Papers (2011)

Advance Australia Fair includes the words 'Our home is girt by sea'. This line of...

 

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Fishing industry - Taiwan, Faculty of Law - Papers (2009)

Taiwan has one of the largest fishing industries in the world. But because Taiwan no...

 

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Transportation systems, Faculty of Law - Papers (2009)

As China expands its economy, increases its population, and opens up to the outside world,...

 
Fisheries, Faculty of Law - Papers (2006)
 
Policy choice for sustainability: marketization, law and institutions (with Stephen Dovers), Faculty of Law - Papers (1999)
 

Presentations

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Legal framework and enforcement experience of marine protected areas in Tasmania, New South Wales and Commonwealth waters, Faculty of Law - Papers (2003)

With the exception of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, there have been no prosecutions...